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To Emma [[Thayer's?]] sister, Ella

Brush
Am artist

PS is good

394/05.70.2

7.50/62/70

[[preprinted]]
TWO PINE FARM
MOUNT KISCO, NEW YORK
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June 23

Dear Ella

Your kind invitation was forwarded to me here too late for me to accept but I couldn't leave the work I am engaged upon in any case. Gerome is getting on very well I believe and he will be disappointed to learn that he had such a pleasant invitation.
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